TNRD Library now offers free student science resource

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library now offers free access to ScienceFlix, a highly engaging online resource for students in grades 4 through 9. This website delivers an in-depth examination of more than 30 subject areas related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

ScienceFlix provides user-friendly access to curriculum-driven content, with focuses on Earth Science, Health & Human Body, and Tech, Math & Engineering. The multimedia content, including videos, interactive timelines, and slideshows, is designed to drive student participation, experimentation, and critical thinking.

Complete instructions for multiple science experiments are also available, including popular favourites like “Tornado in a Bottle.” Additionally, all of the main articles are written at three different reading levels to provide access to a wide range of learners.

Students can also read about the latest science news or learn about careers in science through the website.

To access ScienceFlix on a computer, tablet or smartphone, visit www. and look for the ScienceFlix button in the “Online Resources” section.

Online learning platform also available at Library

The Thompson-Nicola Regional Library also offers the online learning platform to patrons. has been widely used by government organizations, businesses, and educational institutions to support skills development in staff, students and partners. can be used by a variety of people with completely different educational goals: Do you want to become more proficient with Microsoft Excel? Do you want to try your hand at 3-D animation with Blender? Have you wanted to build a recording studio in your basement but you don’t know where to start or how to record audio? Would you like your employees to have stronger project management skills?

The courses are self-paced and support individualized learning with beginner to advanced content. Everything is offered on-demand with no limits on the number of courses library patrons can enroll in. is free to use with a TNRL library card. Just go to to try it now or download the app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store

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